Wisconsin Science Festival

A four-day statewide celebration with events for all ages.

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The possibility of editing the human genome is moving from science fiction to reality. What should we do with this power? Explore the implications and opportunities. Register at discovery.wisc.edu/sciencecafe.

June 21  | 6-8 p.m.  | Discovery Building, Madison

How are science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) a part of your everyday life? Enjoy hands-on explorations at a free Saturday Science event for kids and families, held the first Saturday of every month!

July 7  | 10 a.m.-noon | Discovery Building, Madison

“The Dark Side of the Universe” @ Ashland Science on Tap. Dr. Wilcots explores the evolution of galaxies. This is sure to be yet another out-of-this world experience in science! This talk is presented in partnership with the UW-Madison Speakers Bureau.

July 17  | 6:30 p.m.  | Deep Water Grille – South Shore Brewery, Ashland

Wisconsin Science Festival Events

During four days each fall, hundreds of venues around Wisconsin participate in the Wisconsin Science Festival, a statewide celebration that connects people with science, technology, engineering, art and math.

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Get a glimpse of the Wisconsin Science Festival from these pictures of previous years.

What can you expect?

Dynamic activities for all ages celebrating the exciting science happening across Wisconsin.

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Learn about the year-round community programs at the Discovery Building.

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